As a pluralistic nation, Malaysia consists of diverse ethnic groups of people with various cultures that integrate harmonious and peaceful living in a politically stable and wonderfully rich environmental setting. Due to such unique features, people from abroad become largely attracted to this land and thus frequently arrive here as visitors and tourists. There are tremendous amounts of attractions for the visitors and tourists, and people from various backgrounds arrive to stay here temporarily, generating around RM65 billion in foreign earnings, adding to its national coffer every year. Nevertheless, tourism also causes a major negative effect in which the local culture may be assimilated into the alien norms and behaviors through the continuous process of acculturation. Due to day-to-day interactions with the tourists and visitors, many sociocultural impacts have affected local values, which contextually require to be redefined. This book analyzes critically the sociocultural and environmental impacts of tourism in Malaysia, having collected both qualitative and quantitative data at the empirical level of investigation.
BRUIN'S HOME--written in verse, is a series that chronicles the triumphs and set backs of an older puppy, adopted from a shelter. Abused, beaten and abandoned, Bruin has many issues to overcome, but, he is also a rascal. A canine Huck Finn, Bruin is used to looking out for himself. Gradually, through his adventures and misadventures he learns to let go of his fears, and to trust again. Join Bruin in his journey to becoming a trusted family member."I'm Fine!...or, Not." is the fifth book in the series, Bruin's Home, and the fourth book of four under the theme, Adjustments. Bruin in a new environment, finds he is going through an adjustment period, a crisis, if you will. The patterns, habits, survival skills he knows, and knows well, no longer are appropriate. And, his abuse and neglect have left him emotionally and physically in a constant state of alert. Looking at crisis from a Christian perspective, this series has already covered the traditional stages, Fright/flight, Anger/Depression, Denial, is now ready to move into the last stage, Acceptance. Through his newly found friends, Maddie and Reggie, Bruin works through the crisis, and finds new habits and mechanisms to help better cope with change, good or bad, that may come his way.
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